Wyatt Flores Earns Americana Music Honors & Awards Nod for Emerging Act of the Year

Wyatt Flores is livin’ the American(a) Dream

The Mexican-American Oklahoma-born troubadour has earned a nomination for the 23rd annual Americana Music Honors & Awards.

Wyatt FloresThe “Break My Bones” and “How To Save a Life” singer is up for Emerging Act of the Year.

Meanwhile, Adrian Quesada and his Black Pumas mate Eric Burton have been nominated in the Duo/Group of the Year category.

The winners will be announced during the Americana Music Association‘s annual Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday, September 18, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

The awards show is the centerpiece of the annual Americanafest, which returns for its 24th year September 17-21, 2024.

Here’s the full list of nominations:

Album of the year
Brandy Clark, Brandy Clark; produced by Brandi Carlile
The Past Is Still Alive, Hurray for the Riff Raff; produced by Brad Cook
Rustin’ In The Rain, Tyler Childers; Produced by Tyler Childers and The Food Stamps
Trail of Flowers, Sierra Ferrell; Produced by Eddie Spear and Gary Paczosa
Weathervanes, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Produced by Jason Isbell

Artist of the year
Tyler Childers
Charley Crockett
Sierra Ferrell
Noah Kahan
Allison Russell 

Duo/group of the year
Black Pumas
Larkin Poe
The Milk Carton Kids
Turnpike Troubadours
The War And Treaty 

Emerging act of the year
Kaitlin Butts
Wyatt Flores
Charles Wesley Godwin
The Red Clay Strays
Jobi Riccio 

Instrumentalist of the year
Grace Bowers
Maddie Denton
Jamie Dick
Megan McCormick
Joshua Rilko 

Song of the year
“American Dreaming,” Sierra Ferrell; Written by Melody Walker and Sierra Ferrell
“Dear Insecurity,” Brandy Clark; Written by Brandy Clark and Michael Pollack
“In Your Love,” Tyler Childers; Written by Geno Seale and Tyler Childers
“Jealous Moon,” Sarah Jarosz; Written by Daniel Tashian and Sarah Jarosz
“Right Back To It” – Waxahatchee; Written by Katie Crutchfield

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